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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Southside Project Graduation presents ‘Pitch Perfect’ at the Melba

The Southside Projection Graduation Committee is hosting a free movie night tomorrow, Tuesday, April 10 at the Melba Theater, featuring the musical comedy, Pitch Perfect. Donations will be accepted at the door to benefit the Southside High School Project Graduation. There will also be...

Melba to host ‘Talladega Nights’ screening with NASCAR legend Mark Martin

The Melba Theater in Batesville will be having some NASCAR fun with a special screening of the Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Sunday, April 15, with special guest, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin. The event is a benefit for Batesville High School's...

Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Batesville

Ozark Foothills Literacy Project is bringing the Kelly Miller Circus to Batesville on  Thursday, May 3. Located at Riverside Park, performances will be at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.The tent raising will begin at approximately 9 a.m. on the morning of the show. The public...

17th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest line-up announced

The 17th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest has released the schedule of screenings and ancillary activities slated for this year's festival. The festival is scheduled for April 19-21 and April 27-28. All screenings take place in Independence Hall on the campus of the University of...

Renovations on Batesville’s Main Street to keep workers busy for next few weeks

Downtown Batesville will be busy for the next few weeks, according to Bob Carius with the Main Street Batesville board. First Community Bank is scheduled to begin renovation today of the Platter Inn building for their Main Street branch bank. The renovation will take several...

‘Roots of American Music’ concert coming to Batesville’s Melba theater

Main Street Batesville, along with presenting sponsor Merchants and Planters Bank, will be hosting “The Roots of American Music” concert on Saturday, April 7 at the historic Melba Theater in Batesville, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available online at melbatheater.org or...

Portfest to transition to six-month entertainment series in downtown Newport

The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce and Portfest directors have announced that they will be transitioning their efforts from the annual Portfest Festival to a new six-month long entertainment series in downtown Newport. “Portfest has been a staple in Newport and Jackson County for 35...

“Aux Arc” to float White River tomorrow

The "Aux Arc' keelboat was setup on display today at Riverside Park in Batesville, Ark. Visitors were able to talk to the crew about their previous adventures and the role that a keelboat played in the development of northeast Arkansas. The boat is scheduled to...

LISTEN: Rob visits with Shani Kramer about Saturday’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ benefit in Batesville

The first "Once Upon a Time" gala and black tie benefit will be Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the loft of the Barnett Building in downtown Batesville. The dinner with live entertainment is a benefit for the Ozark Foothills Visual &...

Lyon College Gospel Choir planning trip to Italy for a performance

The Lyon College Gospel Choir has been invited to participate in the week-long Passion of Italy Festival in Rome for the summer of 2018. The approximate cost of the trip for the 14 choir members is around $44,700, $20,000 of which has already been...

Steep Canyon Rangers coming to AState’s Fowler Center March 16

Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center will present the Steep Canyon Rangers, Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. as the next installment in the 2017-18 performance series. The Steep Canyon Rangers' newest album Out in the Open made its debut hitting #1 on Billboard's Bluegrass Album Chart. In a...